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Roundup: Results from Aug. 20

The Jim Thorpe and Pleasant Valley girls tennis teams kicked off their seasons with victories on Monday.

Lehighton, Weatherly and Palmerton also picked up wins in golf action.


Tamaqua-Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe opened the season with a 4-1 victory over Tamaqua.

Leanne Van Essendelft outlasted Brooke Williams in a tiebreaker at No. 1 singles for the Olympians, winning 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (7-4), 8-6.

Miranda Chinchar won in straight sets at No. 3 singles for the Raiders.

Jim Thorpe 4, Tamaqua 1


Leanne Van Essendelft (JT) def. Brooke Williams 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (7-4), 8-6; Christy McLean (JT) def. Lexi Breiner 6-1, 6-0; Miranda Chinchar (T) def. Kaitlyn O’Neil 7-5, 6-4.


Angelica Uzar/Evelyn Flores (JT) def. Annika Stahler/Jocelyn Rega 6-0, 6-0; Chloe Getz/Sam Loughlin (JT) def. Julliet Billig/Sabrina Pratt 6-2, 6-2.

Northampton-Pleasant Vy.

Pleasant Valley grabbed a 5-2 season-opening Eastern Pennsylvania Conference win against Northampton.

Riley Wagner and Rebecca Makrides had wins at Nos. 2 and 3 singles for the Bears.

Pleasant Valley 5, Northampton 2


Liz Hozza (N) def. Alyssa Wagner 6-1, 6-2; Riley Wagner (PV) def. Rose Sharga 7-5, 6-3; Rebecca Makrides (PV) def. Grace Tepes 6-4, 6-2.


Sabrina Heath/Marissa Rugierro (PV) def. Maddie Raub/Sam Kresge 8-2; Grace Vento/Amelia Baker (PV) def. Amelia Cesanek/Kasey Beenders 6-0, 6-2; Kaleigh Kauffman/Kasey Zelienka (N) def. Cambry Galler/Kelli Regan 6-1, 6-4; Hope Hoppe/Kara Thourot (PV) def. Talia Hemingway/Madie Nika 6-0, 6-1.


Jim Thorpe-Lehighton

Lehighton picked up its first win of the season, a 417-495 Schuylkill League Division I victory against Jim Thorpe.

Aaron Miller earned medalist honors, shooting a 90 for the Indians (1-2).

Jacob Schwartz posted a 100 for the Olympians (0-3).

Lehighton 417, Jim Thorpe 495


Aaron Miller 90, Jack Lorenz 98, Stephen Heery 111, Cassidy Schaeffer 118.


Jacob Schwartz 100, Hunter Buskirk 123, Ed Weaver 133, Michael Carroll 139.

Weatherly-Mahanoy Area

Weatherly moved above .500 with a 437-465 Schuylkill League Division II win over Mahanoy Area.

Ashton Gerhard, who eagled No. 15, led the way for the Wreckers (2-1) with a 93.

Will Conroy finished with a 96 and also eagled the 15th hole for the Bears (0-3).

Weatherly 437, Mahanoy Area 465


Ashton Gerhard 93, Ryan Fairchild 114, Jared Zaremba 112, Kevin Osifat 118.


Will Conroy 96, Nick Mikita 111, Luke Matta 122, Noah Zilker 136.

Match played at Mountain Valley Golf Course.

Palmerton-Pen Argyl

Palmerton topped Pen Argyl 456-530 in Colonial League action.

Logan Kresger had a low round of 87 to lead the Bombers, while Derek Rea fired an 88.

Palmerton 456, Pen Argyl 530


Logan Kresge 87, Derek Rea 88, Mason Kistler 93, Josh Mooney 93, Justin Hosier 95.


Jonathan Dario 98, Konner Fallos 103, Josh Fallos 105, Cade Custer 110, Connor Custer 114.

Match played at Riverview Country Club, par 72.

Northwestern-Moravian A.

Moravian Academy posted a 400-474 Colonial League win over Northwestern.

Will McKay earned medalist honors for the Lions with a 76.

Luke Hallman paced the Tigers with a 78.

Moravian A. 400, Northwestern 474


Will McKay 76, Peter Chiaradia 79, Griff Lombardi 79, Tom Smith 82, Armaan Pandher 84.


Luke Hallman 78, Joe Frey 86, Jake Delliker 91, Gabby Smalley 106, Cole Norman 113.


Pottsville edged Tamaqua 368-386 in a Schuylkill League Division I contest.

Peter Zwiebel’s 85 was the low round of the match for the Tide (2-0).

Bill Frederick finished with a 90 for the Raiders (1-2).

Pottsville 368, Tamaqua 386


Peter Zwiebel 85, Noah Fredericks 88, John Holobetz 92, Bernie Guzick 103.


Bill Frederick 90, Bill Shilko 94, Tyler Disbrow 98, Tavio Agosti 104.

Match played at Mountain Valley Golf Course.